New Jersey school district taking NRA’s advice: armed cops coming to a school near you

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Newtown School Shooting ( John Woike, Hartford Courant / December 14, 2012 )

MARLBORO TOWNSHIP, N.J. (PIX11) —  One school district in our area is following the advice of the National Rifle Association and is making preparations to protect its students.

An armed police officer will be stationed in all nine of Marlboro Townships schools when students return to class in January.

It’s believed to be the first school district in the nation to make that move since the tragedy in Newtown, Conn.

Officials there are also considering fortifying entrances with steel doors and bulletproof glass and installing surveillance cameras that feed to the police department.

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